PESHAWAR – Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) new Inspector General Salahuddin Khan Mehsud dismissed a traffic police officer from service for torturing a senior citizen in Nowshera.

In a video footage, an official of KP Traffic police named Waseem was caught kicking an old citizen who fell down after the attack.

The official wielding a gun in the air not only beat the white-bearded man but also abused him.

The elderly man, who had come to Nowshera to take part in centenary celebrations of Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam (JUI-F) was beaten when failed to stop at his direction outside the venue.

On Thursday, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had appointed Salahuddin Khan Mehsud as the new inspector general for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP).